Petya Update: Ukraine Claims To Have Seized Equipment Used By Russia In Cyberattack - International Business Times

The Security Service of Ukraine (SBU) reported Friday that it seized equipment belonging to agents of Russia that was used to carry out a number of cyberattacks against Ukraine and other countries, Reuters reported. The agency claimed the equipment was ...

Ukraine Cyberattack Wasn't Really About Ransom, Security Experts Say - NPR

A deeper look at the virus that struck computers in Ukraine and elsewhere this week has shown that what initially looked like ransomware was in fact a type of malware called a "wiper." Rather than extorting money, it's goal was to erase victims' hard ...

'Two border guards detained by Ukraine after getting lost' - Business Standard

Russia today said two border guards were detained by Ukraine near the annexed Crimea peninsula after they lost their way and strayed into Kiev-controlled territory during a training exercise. The regional branch of the FSB security agency, which ...

In Kiev, assassinations are becoming commonplace - KUOW News and Information

An explosion that killed a top Ukrainian military intelligence official in his car on Tuesday wasn't the only high-profile assassination that's struck Kiev lately. In fact, the killing of Col. Maskym Shapoval wasn't even the only car bomb attack — nor ...

2 Russian border guards get lost, end up in Ukraine - Minneapolis Star Tribune

MOSCOW — Russia's domestic security agency says two border guards got lost and ended up in Ukraine. The border guard branch of the Federal Security Service in Crimea said the incident happened early Friday during an exercise in Crimea. The agency ...

Ukraine detains two Russian border guards on its territory - TASS - Channel NewsAsia

MOSCOW: Two Russian guards have been detained in Ukraine after crossing the border near the Black Sea peninsula of Crimea, TASS news agency cited Russia's Federal Security Service (FSB) as saying on Friday. The FSB said the guards were detained ...

Poroshenko turns down petition on unblocking VKontakte social network - Kyiv Post

Ukraine's President Petro Poroshenko waits before a meeting with US Secretary of Defense James Mattis at the Pentagon on June 20, in Washington, DC. Photo by AFP. Popular on social media. As Canada celebrates 150th birthday, its ambassador in Kyiv ...

Russian Agents Detained in Ukraine After Getting 'Lost at Sea' During Crimea Training Exercise, Says Kiev - Newsweek

Ukrainian authorities arrested two men that it claims are Russian security agents off the Black Sea coast after the pair apparently got lost at sea in a tiny boat during a training exercise in Crimea, seized from Ukraine by Russia in 2014. The men, who ...

French far-right leader charged with alleged EU funds misuse - WHIO

FILE - In this June 18, 2017 file photo, French far-right presidential candidate, Marine Le Pen exits a voting booth in Henin Beaumont, Northern France. Le Pen was charged for alleged misuse of EU funds on parliamentary aides, Friday June 30, 2017.

Eurovision 2017: UA:PBC's official statement over EBU's fines - esctoday.com

The Public Broadcasting Company of Ukraine as the hosting broadcaster of Eurovision 2017 did all the best to organize successful Song Contest in Kyiv. The high level of preparations of three shows was confirmed by guests, delegations and EBU. The EBU ...

Global cyberattack seems intent on havoc, not extortion - National Post

Containers are stacked up as trucks drive by at Port of Elizabeth, which reports say has had trouble with a cyberattack, Thursday, June 29, 2017, in Elizabeth, N.J. The dramatic data-scrambling attack that hit computers around the world Tuesday appears ...

Opinion The latest cyberattack is more than it seems - Information Management

(Bloomberg View) -- It's almost a reflex to blame Russians for cyberattacks these days, even on the sketchiest of evidence. But such accusations certainly seem justified regarding the novel ransomware attack that has swept the world in recent days ...

US army gear could be "Made in Ukraine" under new defence deals - The Star Online

KIEV (Reuters) - Defence agreements announced during a visit by the Ukrainian president to Washington this month will provide Ukraine with access to defensive military equipment of the sort needed to combat Russian-backed separatists in the east.

Global cyberattack may have aimed for havoc, not extortion - Fairfield Daily Republic

PARIS — The cyberattack that has locked up computers around the world while demanding a ransom may not be an extortion attempt after all, but an effort to create havoc in Ukraine, security experts say. “There may be a more nefarious motive behind the ...

Petya Ransomware a 'Ruse' to Hid Cyber-Attack Culprit, Claim Researchers - NDTV

The cyber-attack that crippled computer systems in Ukraine and other countries this week employed a ruse - the appearance of being ransomware - that seems designed to deflect attention from the attacker's true identity, security researchers said. And ...

Timothy Ash: Ukraine lawmakers look set for summer vacation without passing key reforms - Kyiv Post

An employee of Ukrainian Cyberpolice Department leaves the department building in Kiev on June 29, 2017. The EU must boost its defences against cyberattacks, which have fallen behind the modern world's reliance on the internet and mobile devices, the ...

Why Are So Many Ukrainian Soldiers Committing Suicide? - Observer

A Ukrainian soldier drinks tea near the front line of defense against pro-Russian separatists in the village of Berdianske, Ukraine. Andrew Burton/Getty Images. Sooner or later, Ukraine's war against two Russia-supported separatist regions will be over ...

Ukraine power company says was hit by second cyber attack - Deccan Chronicle

The second attack did not affect Ukraine's power network, Vsevolod Kovalchuk told a news briefing on Friday. Representational image. Ukrainian state power distributor Ukrenergo was hit by another cyber attack on Thursday which used a computer virus ...

Ukraine faces fine over Eurovision organisation and dispute with Russia - Complete Music Update

Ukraine's national broadcaster UA:PBC is facing a fine from the European Broadcasting Union relating to issues surrounding the organisation of this year's Eurovision Song Contest. Not least Russia's entrant being barred from entering the country.

The 'Petya' global cyberattack may have just been cover for an attack in Ukraine - Business Insider

KIEV/FRANKFURT (Reuters) - The primary target of a crippling computer virus that spread from Ukraine across the world this week is highly likely to have been that country's computer infrastructure, a top Ukrainian police official told Reuters on Thursday.